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February 1

The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

The month of February of each year is designated as American History Month and the Governor of the State of Maine shall annually issue a proclamation inviting and urging the people of the State of Maine to observe the month … Continue reading

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February 15

The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1814 Birth date of Joseph H. Williams of Augusta, Governor … Continue reading

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Maine, U.S.S.

U.S.S. Maine Memorial (2014)

was the United States battleship that steamed past the lighthouse in Havana (Cuba) Harbor  in January, 1898. In a few weeks the U.S.S. Maine was destroyed  there on February 15, 1898 by an explosion. A memorial is in a small … Continue reading

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